Monthly Archives: September 2019

Justice for Hire: The Intercept Discloses Sales of Rulings by Judges in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Intercept Brasil's story this Monday, September 30th, has unveiled a lucrative market for the sale of rulings involving...

Brazilian Orange Producers File Lawsuit in UK Alleging Juice Industry Cartel

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Orange producers in Brazil lodged an international lawsuit against the three largest juice industries, claiming the establishment of a...

Fire in Chapada dos Veadeiros Park Endangered Quilombola Territory

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A fire is spreading through the Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park, a highland with the largest concentrations of quartz...

Brazil Needs to Train or Upgrade 10.5 Million Industrial Workers

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil will need to qualify 10.5 million industrial workers by 2023 to meet the demand for technology-related occupations. The...

In Five Months, 350 Small Business Loan Companies Were Established in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The new legal entity model of simple business lending companies, called ESC, a sort of local microfinance company authorized...

New Florianópolis Airport Able to Handle Twice as Many Passengers as Old Terminal

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Infrastructure Minister Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas said the new Florianópolis International Airport has the potential to match the city...

Brazil’s Family Minister Proposes One-Year Maternity Leave, Three Months for Fathers

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Minister of Women, Family and Human Rights, Damares Alves, 55, suggests extending both maternity and paternity leave in...

Brazil’s National Debt Rises to Record High 79.8 Percent of GDP

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Reuters) Brazil's national debt rose to the highest on record in August, central bank figures showed on Monday, driven...

Corruption in Bolsonaro’s Campaign: Bogus Producer Received R$240,000

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mosqueteiro Filme, a company that was in charge of producing videos and social media for Jair Bolsonaro's presidential campaign,...

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